Alumni

Our undergraduate and graduate alumni are well placed. Some have joined the academic community as faculty members in top research-focused universities in the US and abroad, some are in transition as post-doctoral research associates in various universities and the industry, some are pursuing graduate studies after completing a Bachelor or Master’s degree from BU, some have joined research and development teams in companies, and a few have chosen to tread the entrepreneurial path and have joined, even founded,  technology start-up companies.

Note: The list below is incomplete and is constantly updated as new information becomes available.
* Degree received from the Systems Division or from the Department of Manufacturing Engineering (prior to July 2008)

PhD, Electrical Engineering:

Year
Last Name, First name Advisor(s)
Now at:
2014 Chen, Ke Castañón CCC Information Services, Chicago, IL
Martin, Limor Karl/Ishwar ECE Dept, Boston University, Post-doctoral Fellow
Trapeznikov, Kirill Saligrama Systems and Technology Research, Woburn, MA
Tuysuzoglu, Ahmet Karl Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, Research Scientist
2013 Bangla, Ajay Kumar Castañón Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
Geng, Yanfeng* Cassandras Amazon.com Inc.
Huang, Fuzhuo* Paschalidis Google Inc., Mountain View, CA
Wang, Tao* Cassandras Sabre Airline Solutions
2012 Ambwani, Sonal Karl Samsung Neurologica, Danvers, MA, SPECT Imaging Engineer
Cole, Bryan Thomas Nawab
Kebarighotbi, Ali* Cassandras
Lin, Yingwei Paschalidis Microsoft Corp.
Locke, Taylor* Paschalidis MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Stojanovic, Ivana Karl Nokia, Berkeley, CA, Lead Research Engineer
2011 Burkay, Birant Orten Karl/Ishwar Turn, Redwood City, CA
Chen, Yin* Paschalidis Procter & Gamble, Germany, Member Technical Staff
Debitetto, Paul Castañón Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, Member Technical Staf
Estanjini, Reza Moazzez* Paschalidis
Guo, Kai Ishwar/Konrad Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, CA, Senior Engineer
Guo, Song Little
Fazlollahi, Niloofar Starobinski Ericsson, Member Technical Staff
Kumar, Rohit Castañón
Li, Binbin* Paschalidis SAS Institute Inc., Member Technical Staff
Ma, Nan Ishwar EECS, Dept., UC Berkeley, Post-doctoral Fellow
Vitolo, Thomas John* Castañón
Wang, Ye Ishwar Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), Cambridge, MA, Member of Technical Staff
Wu, Ruomin* Paschalidis Bloomberg, Member Technical Staff
Yao, Chen* Cassandras
Zhao, Manqi Saligrama Google Inc., Mountain View, CA, Member Technical Staff
Zhong, Minyi* Cassandras Microsoft Corp., Member Technical Staff
2010 Agarwal, Ashish Little NALCO Company, Member of Technical Staff
Al Daoud, Ashraf Alanyali University of Waterloo, ECE Dept., Kitchener, ON, Canada, Post-doctoral Researcher
Ermis, Erhan Saligrama Boston Consulting Group, Istanbul, Turkey
Hitchings, Darin Castañón Livevol Inc., Lead Quantitative Engineer
Jenkins, Karen Castañón Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA, Sensor Algorithms Engineer
Ma, Nan Ishwar Insight Data Science 2012 Fellow, Palo Alto, CA
Mutlu, Huseyin Starobinski VoxPop Communities (www.influenster.com), Vice President of Engineering
Vittolo, Thomas* Castañón Polymath Consulting
Xiangdong, Song* Paschalidis Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, China, Lecturer
Weiyao, Xiao Starobinski Bloomberg, Member Technical Staff
2009 Aeron, Shuchin Saligrama Tufts University, ECE Dept., Medford, MA, Faculty
Atia, George Saligrama University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,IL, Post-doctoral Researcher
Chang, Sam Nawab Delsys Inc., Boston, MA
Guo, Dong* Paschalidis Entrepreneur, China
Mao, Jianfeng* Cassandras Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Assistant Professor
Rodriguez-Diaz, Eladio Castañón BU School of Medicine and VA Center, Boston, MA, Post-doctoral Researcher
Savas, Onur Alanyali Intelligent Automation, Inc., Member Technical Staff
Xu, Ning* Cassandras Akamai Technologies Inc., Member Technical Staff
Liang, Zhuangli Karl Caliper Life Sciences, Optical Imaging Scientist
2008 Kang, Seong-Cheol* Paschalidis Korea National Transportation Institute, Researcher
Keene, Sam Carruthers Cooper Union, New York, NY, Assistant Professor
Martin, Benjamin Castañón The Mathworks Inc., Natick MA, Member Technical Staff
Shen, Yang* Paschalidis Toyota Technological Institute, Chicago, IL, Assistant Professor
Zhuang, Shixin* Cassandras The Mathworks Inc., Natick MA, Senior Software Engineer
2007 Ince, Serdar Konrad Sensormatic Turkey, Product Manager
Lai, Wei* Paschalidis Columbia Management, Equity Analyst
Laifenfeld, Moshe Trachtenberg GM Research, Israel
Ma, Xiang Castañón
Pavlovich, Julia Karl Analogic Corp., Peabody, MA, Senior Imaging Engineer
Tao, Wu Starobinski Nokia, Member Technical Staff
Wesselowski, Kirk* Cassandras Analyst in field of oil exploration
2006 Bozinovic, Nikola Konrad MotionDSP Inc., San Mateo, CA, Vice President Engineering
David, Brynmor Karl Creare Inc., Hanover, NH, Engineer
Kaur, Parminder Karl Case Western Reserve University, Post-doctoral Researcher
Li, Wei* Cassandras The Mathworks Inc., Natick MA, Senior Software Engineer
Litvin, Andrew Karl Analogic Corp., Peabody, MA, Senior Imaging Engineer
Miao, Lei* Cassandras University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor
Ristivojevic, Mirko Konrad Tyco International Ltd., Westford, MA, Member Technical Staff
Shao, Jian* Paschalidis Financial Software Firm, Analyst
Wotiz, Robert Nawab BAE Systems, Nashua, NH
Wu, Xiaoyi* Cassandras Cambridge Energy Solutions, Quantitative Analyst
2005 Ahner, Darryl* Castañón US Army,  LTC, US Air Force Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor
Ray, Saikat Starobinski Ericsson, Member Technical Staff
Shi, Yonggang Karl University of Southern California, Assistant Professor
Yu, Haining* Cassandras Disney Corp., Senior Systems Engineer
2004 Gang, Sun* Cassandras Tongji University, China, Assistant Professor
Laurent, Sophie Karl/Konrad ADIT, France, Manager of Essonnian office
Su, Chang* Paschalidis Financial Analyst, China
Weisenseel, Robert Karl Cargometrics Inc., Senior Scientist
2002 Liu, Yong* Paschalidis Hedge fund analyst
Vassilaras, Spyros Paschalidis Athens Information Technology University, Greece, Assistant Professor
2001 Mujdat Cetin Karl Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Turkey
2000 Kamalabadi, Farzad Karl University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, ECE Department, Associate Professor
John Kaufhold Karl Deep Learning Analytics, Managing Partner and Data Scientist

MS, Electrical Engineering (last 6 years):

Year Last Name, First name Advisor(s) Now at:
2014 Shashank Shekhar Ishwar Lumiata, San Mateo, CA.
Katherine Terracciano Ishwar Systems and Technology Research (STR), Woburn, MA.
2013 Aksoylar, Cem Saligrama
Gancarz, John Edward Little
Jin, Jiaxi Trachtenberg HP Labs, China
Li, Liang Konrad
Sataline, Chrsitopher J. Trachtenberg
To, TszHang Trachtenberg
2012 Chen, Zhu Saligrama
Clark, Benjamin Nawab
Cullen, Daniel Konrad/Little
Dendir, Ermias Saligrama
Guo, Jinshan Castañón
Hedstrom, Jonathan Carl Nawab
Lall, Rohindra Vighnesh Little
Li, Qimeng Alanyali
Li, Xiaonan Starobinski
Lin, Kan Starobinski
Liu, Xulei Trachtenberg
Ma, Xiaohui Trachtenberg
Orakcal, Cankut Starobinski
Ozdemir, Pinar Nawab
Qi, Zhao Paschalidis
Ravindranathan, Lokesh Amarnath Trachtenberg Mathworks Inc., Natick, MA
Roy, Rohan Trachtenberg
Shah, Fahmil Haque Nawab
Turhan, Aylin Starobinski
Wang, Meng Konrad/Ishwar
Wei, Yi Starobinski
Yi, Feitong Konrad
Yu, Xiang Starobinski
Zhang, Yaoqi Karl
2011 Abu Bakr, Seif Nawab
Azzizi, Elham Little
Brown, Geoffrey Konrad MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Chau, Jimmy Little
Chen, Ke Castañón Boston University, Boston, MA, Ph.D. candidate (ECE)
Cole, Bryan Thomas Nawab Boston University, Boston, MA, Ph.D. candidate (ECE)
Estanjini, Reza Moazzez* Paschalidis
Feng, Yao Little
Fu, Jiaxu Konrad/Betke
Ganesan, Santosh Nawab Massachusetts General Hospital
Kuznetsov, Mikhail
Liu, Yang Little
Liu, Yichuan Cassandras
Ozkan, Huseyin Saligrama/Konrad
Shah, Rashmi Carruthers
Shao, Yuecheng Konrad Bloomberg LP, New York, NY
Trapeznikov, Kirill Castañón/
Saligrama
Boston University, Boston, MA, Ph.D. candidate (ECE)
Warke, Abhijit Castañón Affectiva Inc., Waltham, MA
Wu, Haotian Saligrama
Wu, Hongchang Trachtenberg/Starobinski
Xia, Wenya Little
Xiong, Ruosen* Cassandras
Yan, Kai Little
2010 Boisvert, Anne Nawab J.A.Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Ganesan, Santosh Nawab Massachusetts General Hospital
Huss, Andrew Castañón Raytheon Corp.
Loya Choi Zorn, Elena Konrad/Ishwar Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Martini, James Ishwar iZotope Inc., Cambridge, MA
Pegors, Katherine Karl Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Shah, Kandarp Little InterDigital
Shivashankar, Nagaraja Saligrama Qualcom, Inc., Senior Software Engineer
Tuysuzoglu, Ahmet Karl Boston University, Boston, MA, Ph.D. candidate (ECE)
Wu, Huan-Yu Ishwar/Konrad Boston University, Intern
Yifan Yu Ishwar/Konrad
2009 Esteve, Cristina Konrad/Ishwar Aervox S.L., Madrid, Spain
Li, Zhuang Konrad/Ishwar Migma Systems, Inc., Walpole, MA
Liu, Wei Konrad/Ishwar
Prince, Gregary Little/Carruthers
2008 Begin, Elizabeth Konrad Volcano Corp., Billerica, MA
Lin, Jason Nawab E Ink Corporation
McHugh, James M. Konrad Mitre Corp., Bedford, MA
Williams, Richard Castañón Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
2007 Corwin, Brian Castañón BAE Systems, Nashua, NH
Hsieh, Lung-Chang Konrad C & S Dayspring Inc. Taiwan
Sakhuja, Ankur Ishwar AMD Inc. (ATI division), Boxborough, MA
Singh, Angad Starobinski Capital IQ, Member Technical Staff
Toba, Brian Nawab Microsoft Corp., Software Development Engineer
2006 Fercho, Todd Konrad Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Jain, Ashish Konrad Motorola Inc., Schaumburg, IL
Year
Last, First name Advisor(s)
Now at: